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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Boat Harbour.

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Around Boat Harbour ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Anthony. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Boat Harbour. Saint Anthony has a population of 2,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blanc Sablon (QC). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Boat Harbour and has a population of 1,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Anchor Point   [Map]   309   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Conche   [Map]   225   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cooks Harbour   [Map]   190   E   5 miles [8 km]
Flowers Cove   [Map]   270   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Forteau   [Map]   448   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Goose Cove East   [Map]   234   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
L'Anse au Clair   [Map]   226   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
L'Anse au Loup   [Map]   593   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Main Brook   [Map]   293   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mary's Harbour   [Map]   417   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Raleigh   [Map]   248   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   227   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Roddickton   [Map]   911   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Saint Lunaire - Griquet   [Map]   666   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Saint Modeste   [Map]   140   W   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Burnt Village   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eddies Cove   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Goose Cove   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Great Brehat   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Island Brook   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Griguet   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gunners Cove   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
L'Anse aux Meadows   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Locks Cove   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Anthony Bight   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Ship Cove   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Spillars Cove   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spring Village   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Starks Bight   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wild Bight   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boat Harbour ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Big Brook   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Boat Harbour   [Map]
Cape Onion   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Cooks Harbour   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Frys Cove   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Irelands Bight   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Locks Cove   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Rocky Cove   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Schooner Island   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Ship Cove   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Wild Bight   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
    Parks for Newfoundland and Labrador

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Boat Harbour ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Boat Harbour.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
St. Anthony Airport(YAY/CYAY)   [Map]   CYAY   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mary's Harbour Airport(YMH/CYMH)   [Map]   CYMH   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lourdes de Blanc Sablon Airport(YBX/CYBX)   [Map]   CYBX   W   52 miles [83.7 km]
St. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport(IATA:YFX)   [Map]   CCK4   NNE   56 miles [90.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Boat Harbour.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Boat Harbour. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
St. Anthony Airport(YAY/CYAY)   [Map]   CYAY   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Mary's Harbour Airport(YMH/CYMH)   [Map]   CYMH   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lourdes de Blanc Sablon Airport(YBX/CYBX)   [Map]   CYBX   W   52 miles [83.7 km]
St. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport(IATA:YFX)   [Map]   CCK4   NNE   56 miles [90.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

St. Anthony Airport   (YAY/CYAY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mary's Harbour Airport   (YMH/CYMH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lourdes de Blanc Sablon Airport   (YBX/CYBX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boat Harbour. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Boat Harbour were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Boat Harbour. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boat Harbour) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Boat Harbour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boat Harbour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boat Harbour. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5833, Longitude: -55.9833     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Boat Harbour), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Boat Harbour.